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complementary

(kŏm′plə-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē)
adj.
1. Of or relating to complementary medicine.
2. Genetics Of or relating to a group of genes that act in concert to produce a specific phenotype.
3. Biochemistry Of or relating to the specific pairing of the purines and pyrimidines between strands of a DNA or an RNA molecule.

com′ple·men′ta·ri·ly (-tə-rə-lē, -trə-lē, -mĕn-târ′ə-lē) adv.
com′ple·men′ta·ri·ness n.
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complementary

Of a NUCLEOTIDE or nucleotide sequence the base, or bases, of which can link to one or more other bases to form a BASE PAIR or a sequence of base pairs.
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Complementary

Something that serves to fill out or complete something else.
Mentioned in: Kinesiology, Applied
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Another complicating factor is the principle of complementarily. If the country which is under suspicion conducts a genuine investigation into events under examination, the court will not have jurisdiction over the case.
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